Project description

WMU provided lecturing services to REMPEC during the Consolidation and Implementation Training Course on the Ballast Water Management Convention, held in Malta between the 8 and 9 May 2012.

Principal Investigator

Raphael Baumler

Raphael Baumler holds a Ph.D. in Risk Management and focuses his academic work on the impact of the vessel’s socioeconomical environment on safety and environment.

Primarily educated as a dual officer, he has worked on various types of vessels. Dr. Baumler spent 20 years in a seafaring career. He ended this occupation after six years as Master on a large container ship. His sea life drove him to work as Staff Captain on a cruise ship, and he completed various assignments as dual Junior Officer on board container ship, ferry, VLCC and supply vessel.


Project Duration

April, 2012 to May, 2012